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Three Men Arraigned On Robbery Charges

Three young boys were arraigned before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson Pratt on Armed Robbery related charges and attempted murder.

In  the  first  case  19 year old Alvin Morley was charged with one count of attempted murder. 

It is alleged that on October 29th while at New Providence Morley did attempt to cause the death of Roobens  Elusme.

He was not required to enter a plea and was remanded until December 11th  for a voluntary bill of incitement. 

Morley was also charged with robbing Ethan Grey of a Nissan Note valued at $4,000, a watch valued at $470, and $4,000 cash.  Bail was denied. He will return to court for this charge for a VBI on January 22nd, 2019.

In  the  second instance Alvin Morley, 19 year old Javis Smith and 21 year old Dion Giles  were charged with two counts of armed robbery.

 In  the  first case on the 30th of September  allegedly  robbed  Brittney Bethel of a black  Passo  valued $4,000, a Bahamian passport belonging to her valued $50, $200  in  cash, a cell phone valued $120 and a power pack valued $170.

On  September  18th  they allegedly   attempted to rob Pizza  Hut on Prince Charles Drive.

The  three accused  were   not required to enter a plea  in any of the cases and will return to court for a VBI on December 11th.

In addition , Alvin Morley and Dion Giles were  charged  with  two counts of possession  of  ammunition. 

The  two  pleaded  not guilty to both charges and were  remanded until February 15th, 2019.

Smith and Giles were charged with robbing  Toya  Hall of a Silver Nissan Note valued at $5,000 on October 14th. 

The two  also were charged with the October 29th robbery of Kenron Miller.

They  allegedly  robbed  him of a black wallet valued $40 containing $3, an  Iphone  6s plus  valued $500 and a Samsung s8 valued $700.

They were also denied bail and   will return to court for the charges on February 7th for a VBI.

The  three boys informed the court that while at CDU  they were  beaten severely by  police officers and denied their right to see a physician. 

Morley  said he  was beaten on his buttocks and was unable to sit down. 

Giles proceeded to show the court his chest which was swollen and his bruised eye. 

  Smith  said he was beaten on  his head, face and chest. The Chief Magistrate ordered  the boys to be taken to Princes Margret Hospital before being admitted to The Bahamas Department of Correction.   

Written by Jones Bahamas

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